RwandAir to commence Harare, Mumbai, London, N/York routes

Ibiyemi ODUSI, country manager, RwandAir

Ibiyemi ODUSI, country manager, RwandAir

By Sade Williams

RwandAir, one of the fastest growing airlines in Africa said  it has concluded  arrangements to expand flight operations into Harare and Mumbai in April, 2017.

This is just as the carrier said it hopes to expand flights into other routes including : Lilongwe, in Malawi, Bamako , in Mali, Conakry , in Guinea , New York in the United States and London , in the United Kingdom .

Country Manager , Rwand Air, Ms Ibiyemi Odusi, disclosed this in an online statement  in Lagos on Monday.

According to her: ” This year, there are plans for New York, London, Mumbai, Harare, Lilongwe, Bamako and Conakry.”
Odusi said Rwand Air expansion flights into Harare in Zimbabwe and Mumbai in India as growth plans for the Nigerian market is slated for April , 2017.

Flights into London, she said will also commence in the first quarter of 2017.
She said the unique selling point of the new routes will be driven by its International Air Transport Association ( IATA) operational safety audit ( IOSA)  and ISAGO which is guarantee of the airline’s safety record .
Odusi listed other unique selling points to include : good product and operating aircraft, young fleet with reliability , customer service , in- flight entertainment , on time performance and seamless connectivity beyond its hub in Kigali, the Rwandan capital .

She said the airline will deploy its new Airbus 300- 200 and Airbus 300- 300 as well as Boeing 737- 800 aircraft with on board wifi and mobile network. The Airbuses have flat bed in the business class cabins and also RwandAir Premium cabins exist as Premium Economy cabins with value for money.
Odusi said the airline will offer two  piece baggage allowance with 23 kilogrammes for economy and business class passengers ,while business class passengers will enjoy two piece baggage allowance with 32 kilogrammes .
Rwand Air, she said is committed to offering the best products at all times .


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